Dr. Louis Russo, MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 56

120 E 2nd St Suite 4th Floor
Erie, PA 16507
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Dr. Russo's Experience

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Dr. Russo's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Russo Performs

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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Conditions Dr. Russo Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Upmc Hamot
201 State Street
Erie, PA 16550

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Hamot Flagship CardioVascular Surgeons
Flagship CVTS
120 E 2nd St Suite 4th Floor
Erie, PA 16507
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    Dr. Russo's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Removal, Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Septal Defect
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    Background Check for Dr. Russo

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Graduated in 1991

    Residency Hospital

    Allegheny Genl Hospital
    Complete in 1999
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Complete in 1996

    Undergraduate Schools

    Penn State University
    Graduated in 1987
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Russo & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Russo's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Russo

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Russo to family and friends

    3 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Russo's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    3 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    3 responses
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    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 3 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Russo
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    3 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    3 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Russo accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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    Hamot Flagship CardioVascular Surgeons
    Flagship CVTS
    120 E 2nd St Suite 4th Floor
    Erie, PA 16507
    (814) 877-5600 (Office)
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